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Hiltons Folk Medicine Survey Collection | Archives of Appalachia

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ID: 500/AppMs 544
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Arrangement: The collection is divided into two series: Series 1 contains 122 surveys of methods of self-treatment and home remedies and Series 2 contains 87 audio-taped interviews of individuals from Hiltons, Virginia. Each audio tape has been given an FMSR (Folk Medicine Survey Record) number.
Extent: 4.0 Linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Hiltons Folk Medicine Survey Collection dates from May 29, 1992 to August 7, 1992. The collection consists of three parts: demographic information, written survey results, and audio-taped interviews. The surveys were conducted by Cavender and his staff. Cavender’s book Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003) includes original research found in this collection.

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